Some business groups are great for networking, others for meeting people, under the leadership of Joe Armendariz, SBTIA become the strongest business advocate in Santa Barbara County. And they remain on top of every major and minor issue that impacts business before it is too late to do anything. “

     – John Davies, CEO, DAVIES

“Joe’s insight as an elected official, business owner and advocate gives him a unique perspective to well serve his clients.”

     – Rep. Salud Carbajal

Joe has a reputation as a thoughtful person with an ability to evaluate tough and complicated issues dispassionately. He is highly intelligent and carefully weighs the delicate balance between protecting the environment and the economic impacts on our state and local communities.”

     – Ben Zuckerman, Professor, Physics and Astronomy Department, UCLA

“Joe Armendariz is an effective advocate for his clients and he brings an impressive amount of knowledge and a deep understanding about how local government and private industry works.”

    Ben Oakley, ERG Resources

“Joe’s success stems from a rare blend of an outstanding personality, quick and sharp mind, genuine interest and involvement in politics and community betterment.  In the area of technology and communication, Joe’s skills are exceptional. He is on the cutting edge of new ways to communicate. In short, I recommend Joe Armendariz for any opportunity or position for which he might apply or seek.”

     – Lanny Ebenstein, Professor of Economics, UCSB